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John Constable: The Making of a Master

The remarkable naturalism of John Constable's paintings has always been acknowledged, and his 'vivid and timeless' (as he called them) oil sketches have been celebrated since the 1890s as precursors o..

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Keith Haring

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the artist's birth, this book is the intended to be a faithful posthumous execution of the project. Containing a wealth of unpublished materials, and representing..

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Keith Haring: Posters

Whether Keith Haring was raising awareness of the AIDS epidemic and apartheid or celebrating life, music, and dance, his signature illustrations became part of the cultural landscape of the 1980s. Pos..

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Kurt Vonnegut Drawings

Those who know Kurt Vonnegut as one of America's most beloved and influential writers will be surprised and delighted to discover that he was also a gifted graphic artist. This book brings together th..

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Land & Environmental Art

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Landscapes: John Berger on Art

With Portraits, world-renowned art writer John Berger took us on a captivating journey through centuries of art, situating each artist in the proper political and historical contexts. In Landscapes, a..

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Late Harvest

Late Harvest juxtaposes contemporary art made with taxidermy with historically significant wildlife paintings, resulting in intriguing parallels and startling aesthetic aesthetic contrasts. The public..

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Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he moved to London in 1870 and became famous for his depictions of the luxury an..

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Le Corbusier Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century...

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work - the definitive edition. All pictures, all drawings! Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and inf..

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Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Leonardo daVinci was one of the greatest anatomists ever to have lived. He dissected more than thirty human corpses in order to explore every aspect of anatomy and physiology. His findings are recorde..

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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Graphic Work

The deftness of da vinci. The drawings of Art History's master genius. One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Creato..

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Lichtenstein

The Pop star: When art went Whaam!American painter Roy Lichtenstein (1923 1997) pioneered a new epoch in American art, bursting onto a scene dominated by Abstract Expressionism in late 1950s New York ..

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Lists of Note

Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living a..

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Louvre Art Deck: 150 Paintings from the World-renowned Museum

The Louvre Art Deck includes 150 5" x 5" cards highlighting the most iconic and significant paintings in the Louvre. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the painting while the ..

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Lure of the Sun: Charles Blackman in Queensland

Charles Blackman (1928-) is a major mid-twentieth-century artist who has had an important link with Queensland since his first visit to Brisbane in 1948. Here, he was influenced by Sidney Nolan and be..

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Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the most iconic and beloved works of art of the past century. Yet these entrancing images were created at a time of terrible private turmoil and sadness f..

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Make Your Mark: The New Urban Artists

Make your Mark is divided into three: 'Draw', 'Paint', 'Make'. It celebrates and discusses the work of forty-five urban artists, extraordinarily diverse but united by one basic principle: their work i..

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Mammoth Book of New Tattoo Art

A fantastic, all-new, third volume of tattoo art - both tattoos and original artworks - showcasing the best recent work of the world's most outstanding tattoo artists. The format is compact, but conta..

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Mammoth Book of Street Art

Informed by his love of hip hop and grafitti, editor JAKe has compiled a fresh, diverse collection drawn from Rio, Berlin, London, Philadelphia and other street art hotspots. The emphasis is on humour..

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Mapping it out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartographies

Over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists make sense of exterior and interior worlds through ..

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Marc

A blueprint for Expressionism Printmaker Franz Marc s short life fueled the rise of German Expressionism Printmaker, landscape painter, and cofounder of Der Blaue Reiter ( The Blue Rider ), Franz Marc..

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Mark Rothko: Break into the Light

Mark Rothko's awe-inspiring yet deceptively simple, iconic colour field paintings belie the mythical and emotional complexity behind them. Rothko put his heart and soul into creating works that were t..

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Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel

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Market, The : Documents of Contemporary Art

Transnational markets hold sway over all aspects of contemporary culture, and that has transformed the environment of recent art, blurring the previously discrete realms of price and value, capital an..

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Masters of Italian Art: Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical an..

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Masters: Leonardo Da Vinci (LCT)

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. ..

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Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History

This is a cultural history of mathematics and art, from antiquity to the present. Mathematicians and artists have long been on a quest to understand the physical world they see before them and the abs..

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Melbourne Street Art Guide

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Methods & Theories of Art History

Art historical theory is a forum of intense, often passionate debate. This book provides an accessible introduction to the range of critical theories used in analysing art. It covers a broad range of ..

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide

This completely reconceived and rewritten guide to the Metropolitan Museum's encyclopaedic holdings - the first new edition of the guidebook in nearly thirty years - provides the ideal introduction to..

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Michelangelo

Renaissance man in extremis Michelangelo, in pursuit of the beautiful and sublime Italian-born Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 1564) was a tormented, prodigiously talented, and God-fe..

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Michelangelo: Drawings

Graphic beauty Michelangelo s breathtaking drawings Very few artists can claim such lasting and worldwide fame and importance as Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 1564). The nickname il divino ( the divin..

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Michelangelo: The Complete Paintings, Sculptures and Architecture

Il divino Meet the Renaissance master Before reaching the tender age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 1564) had already sculpted Pieta and David, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire hi..

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Mid-Century Ads

Gleaned from thousands of images, this book offers the best of American print advertising in the age of the "Big Idea." From the height of American consumerism, bold and colorful campaigns paint a fas..

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Modern Art 1870-2000: Impressionism to Today

Modern matters: A blow-by-blow account of groundbreaking modernismMost art historians agree that the modern art adventure first developed in the 1860s in Paris. A circle of painters, whom we now know ..

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Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art

Taking cues from works by Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, and Matisse, pastry chef Caitlin Freeman, of Miette bakery and Blue Bottle Coffee fame, creates a collection of uniquely delicious dessert recipes (..

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MoMA Masterpieces: Painting and Sculpture

Since its founding in 1929, The Museum of Modern Art in New York has brought the history of modern and contemporary art to vivid life through its extraordinary holdings. MoMA Masterpieces provides a f..

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Monarch of the Glen

The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802 1873) is one of the most celebrated paintings of the nineteenth century. It was acquired by the National Galleries of Scotland in 2017. In this new ..

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre

A fascinating insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre, Morbid Curiosities features 17 unique collections and an extensive interview with each collector, explaining how and why they..

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Morris

William Morris (1834-1896) was one of the great figures of the 19th century-a pioneer of modern design. His work as a visionary designer, manufacturer, political activist and social reformer had a pro..

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Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

There are some artists for whom 'popular' is a bit of a dirty word. Grayson Perry is not one of them. He thinks art shouldn't be an exclusive club for people who 'get' it, but for everyone - that's..

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Movie Posters Re-Imagined: Alternative Designs for the World's Favourite Cult Films

The world s best, wittiest lowbrow designers reimagine movie posters for 150 cult films that are built into the DNA of any movie buff "Nightmare on Elm Street," "Psycho," "Vertigo," "Poltergeist," "M..

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Murals

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My Hermitage: How the Hermitage Survived Tsars, Wars, and Revolutions to Become the Greatest Museum in the World

Holding one of the largest collections of Western art in the world, the Hermitage is also a product of Russia and its dramatic history. Founded by Empress Catherine the Great in 1764, the stunning Win..

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Netsuke: 100 Miniature Masterpieces from Japan

Netsuke have once again come to the fore in the popular imagination of the public. In part this is due to the phenomenal success of Edmund De Waals 2010 book, Hare with the Amber Eyes, which highlight..

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Nextinction: Birds in Trouble

The Boids are back in town ...The follow-up to the award-winning EXTINCT BOIDS, this book features more of the incredible art of cartoonist Ralph Steadman. This time the focus is not on the birds that..

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Night Life of Trees

The Night Life of Trees is an exquisite hand-bound and screen-printed book of paintings by three of the finest artists of the Gond tribal art tradition. The Gonds, a tribe of central India, are tradit..

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Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemer..

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Old Masters Rock: How to Look at Art with Children

Enjoying art is all about responding to what you are seeing. Parents often lack confidence about how to look at art with children, however, there is no magic secret and there are no right or wrong ans..

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